Oakland Raiders vs Green Bay Packers 10/20/2019 Odds, Picks and Preview
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Oakland Raiders vs Green Bay Packers 10/20/2019- The Green Bay Packers (5-1) are taking on the Oakland Raiders (3-2) in a home field matchup. The Raiders are walking the warpath with a 3-2 SU and ATS. Green Bay, meanwhile, is at 2-12 SU slump in its last 14 games. People who bet on sports tend to favor a safe choice. Going by stats alone, the Packers seem to have the edge in bet placement. But one should not underestimate the added inspiration of playing against a home field team. Let’s see if the Raiders have enough juice to stave off one of the NFL’s best teams while playing on the road.
Oakland Raiders vs Green Bay Packers 10/20/2019
The Raiders had just run through the Chicago bears with an action-packed match. They ended up winning on a 24-21 scoreboard. Their reliable QB Derek Carr had good figures at 25/32 and 229 passing yards. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to connect a touchdown in that manner. Josh Jacobs was the resident runner of the matchup. He carried the ball 26 times on an average of 4.7 yards per attempt. His efforts resulted in a gain of 123 yards and 2 much-needed TDs. Foster Moreau was there to catch the ball 4 times. He gained 46 yards in this manner.
The Raiders seemed to prefer the thrill of the run. They ran for 39 times out of their total 71 plays. The team laid down 25 1st downs and suffered 6 penalties. This cost them 69 yards. Overall yards gained for the Raiders was an impressive 398 yards. The Raiders were not so good at defense on this matchup. They allowed the opponent to connect 22 out of 30 throws. The Raiders conceded 236 yards plus 2 turnovers.
Players to watch: Derek Carr 161 ATT 118 CMP 1117 YDS 6 TD; Josh Jacobs 88 CAR 430 YDS 4.9 AVG 4 TD; Trevor Davis 2 CAR 74 YDS 37 AVG 1 TD; Darren Waller 37 REC 359 YDS 9.7 AVG 0 TDS; Tyrell Williams 17 REC 216 YDS 12.7 AVG 4 TDS; Hunter Renfrow 12 REC 101 YDS 8.4 AVG 0 TDS; Foster Moreau 10 REC 97 YDS 9.7 AVG 1 TDS
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers are achieving momentum after trouncing the Detroit Lions. It was a very close game, with the Packers winning on a 23-22 scoreboard. Aaron Rodgers played his heart out in that matchup. He plugged in 24/39, gaining 283 air yards. He also threw in 2 successful TDs and 1 interception. Jamaal Williams was the master rusher, carrying the ball 14 times. His longest rush was at 45 yards, and he accumulated 104 yards overall. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to score any TDs in that way.
For the receiving yardage, Allen Lazard covered for the team by catching the ball 4 times. He helped the Packers gain 65 yards, with an average of 16.3 yards for each catch The Packers resorted to the rush tactic 29 times. Rushing was half of their total number of plays. Their 69 plays afforded them 447 yards. They also laid down 22 first downs. But they had to give up yards due to 6 penalties amounting to 48 yards. For the defensive end, the Green Bay allowed their opponents a total of 299 yards. The defense was tight, allowing a completion percentage of 56% on an 18 out of 32 throw attempts.
Players to watch: Aaron Rodgers 219 ATT 137 CMP 1590 YDS 8 TD; Aaron Jones 89 CAR 349 YDS 3.9 AVG 8 TD 23 REC 163 YDS 7.1 AVG Jamaal Williams 40 CAR 191 YDS 4.8 AVG 0 TD; Davante Adams 25 REC 378 YDS 15.1 AVG 0 TDS; Marquez Valdes-Scantling 19 REC 283 YDS 14.9 AVG 1 TDS; Jimmy Graham 14 REC 149 YDS 10.6 AVG 2 TDS
Oakland Raiders vs Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games on the road
Green Bay Packers
Packers is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Oakland Raiders vs Green Bay Packers Betting Picks
Online sportsbook is predicting a scoreboard of 16.6 against 28.6. In the ideal betting scenario, the Packers achieve victory. They also cover the spread with a total that will go under.